EP Controller Power State Reports Fault


Symptoms

Access It! Universal software reports a power status of 'Fault' on an EP controller.

Cause
The EP controller reports Fault under the following conditions:

  1. The AC Fail input is in fault
  2. The battery is low
  3. The plastic sleeve between the battery and contact was not removed prior to applying power

Resolution

  • Condition 1
    1. Verify that AC is present and that the AC Fail input is correctly wired
  • Condition 2
    1. Power down the EP controller
    2. Verify the lithium battery is at full capacity and making contact
    3. Re-apply power to the EP controller
  • Condition 3
    1. Power down the EP controller
    2. Remove the plastic sleeve
    3. Re-apply power to the EP controller

More Information

The following are the power states for EP controllers:

  • Power State 0 - Normal operation
  • Power State 1 - Point on the panel is in fault / AC Fail
  • Power State 2 - Battery is low or the above situation exists
  • Power State 3 - Both the point and battery are in fault / low

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  • 23-Apr-2014
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